Nana is sent to Ghana to stay with extended family when her parents are fed up with what they think are Nana's lies. Turns out there's way more to the story. I found the whole book fascinating, unique, and fun to read. Suggested by Caitlin.
This is a great book is about women who made a big change. Although the changes were powerful, the women were not necessarily in positions of power. A great book to inspire young minds! Suggested by Cathy.
This funny, sweet graphic novel describes the trials and tribulations of starting middle school for a girl who always feels anxious and worried. I know it will resonate with middle schoolers--and the rest of us! Suggested by Mary.
This graphic novel is based on the author's own life and work as a conservationist. It reads like a beautiful adventure story, and the illustrations make it magical. I love this story so much--it's one that stays in your heart. Suggested by Katie.
As a frizzy redhead growing up, I related to Marlene's frustration with her curly hair that everyone, especially her mother, wants to mess with! Will she get to embrace her curls? Suggested by Shelley.
This graphic novel will be a huge hit for anyone who loves engaging autobiographical stories. I felt like I was right there in middle school with Christina--and it was mortifying (and hilarious and sad and overwhelming and fun and frustrating and all the other things that you feel when you're 12 or 13). Suggested by Caitlin.